Industry Trends8 min
In our pursuit of sustainable and environmentally friendly products, we completed five LCAs and EPDs for our LP® Structural Solutions portfolio. Along with LP® SmartSide® Trim & Siding, these EPDs demonstrate the carbon negativity of our products. That means that our products store more carbon than is released during their entire life cycle, making us a meaningful part of the climate solution.
Industry Trends7 min
Tighter Lot Sizes Focus More Attention on Fire Separation Distance

It’s no secret that many developers, architects and builders are reducing lot size as one way to hold down housing costs and maintain profi…

Industry Trends5 min
Fire Factor by Risk Factor: Calculating Fire Risk on Your Street

To offer greater support across the U.S., LP Structural Solutions is partnering with the First Street Foundation, which helps builders asse…

Industry Trends5 min
Beyond the Jobsite: How to Contribute to the Building Industry

Builders know their work and understand the best methods of construction and timelines, yet many find it challenging to figure out how to a…

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Sustainability Solutions

9 min
Innovating Carbon-Negative Building Materials for Sustainable Construction

As the demand for sustainable and environmentally friendly homes continues to rise, builders are actively seeking innovative building solut…

Industry Trends7 min
What are the Top Questions from Home Builders?

In their work to improve continually, builders are often looking for advice on common builder roadblocks. We caught up with a few experts a…

Industry Trends6 min
How Energy-Efficient Radiant Barriers Reduce Energy Consumption in Green Building

Green building is a hot topic. As more homeowners expect their homes to run as energy efficiently as possible, many builders are turning to…

Industry Trends5 min
How to Protect Your Sub-Floor From Moisture: How RainChannel® Technology Works

As a builder, moisture is always a top concern once the sub-flooring goes down. The time when the structure is fully enclosed varies wildly…

Industry Trends6 min
LP WeatherLogic® Moisture Management System vs. Housewrap & Commodity OSB

When it comes to moisture management in construction, many builders default to the traditional system of using commodity OSB sheathing and …

Industry Trends5 min
Why Uniform Thickness Matters for Your Sub-Floor

When it comes to sub-flooring, you likely have a mental checklist of standards. Knowing how your products work to solve your customers' nee…

Industry Trends8 min
Insulated Sheathing and Your HVAC: How the Two Work Together

When choosing an HVAC unit for a new construction home, "bigger" is not necessarily better. Insulation and HVAC are two systems that need t…

Resiliency Solutions

8 min
How to Build a House That Will Last for Centuries: Strategies for Builders

A home that lasts for a century is not just a place to live but a legacy that can be passed down from generation to generation. While many …

Resiliency Solutions

4 min
LP TopNotch 350 Durable Sub-Flooring vs. The Elements

Delayed timelines are a headache. However, when you're subject to the elements, supply chain issues and client schedules, timeline adjustme…